Legal Updates & Insights: P2020 -A&L Goodbody LLP

Legal Updates & Insights

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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Cross Sectoral

    On the Domestic Front: CBI Director of Markets Supervision highlights key issues of culture, technology and cyber risk Central Bank’s inspection targets 325 non-compliant retail intermediary firms; On the EU...

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Funds

    On the Domestic Front: UCITS V transposed into national law; On the European Front: Corrigendum to UCITS V Directive is published UCITS V Delegated Regulation is published

    Financial Regulation
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    Tracker, Financial Services Regulation & Compliance - Insurance

    On the Domestic Front: Judgment in the Law Society of Ireland v MIBI appeal; On the EU Front: European Commission requests technical advice on IDD

    Finance
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    UCITS V Update

    ESMA Guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the UCITS Directive and AIFMD Delegated Regulation supplementing UCITS V on obligations of depositaries UCITS Infringement reporting form template

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments

    On the International Front we look at a Corrigendum to UCITS V Directive, CMU, the ESMA market risk indicator, SFTR, Risk Mitigation for OTCs and a European Commission overview of...

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    The Front Page, Asset Management & Investment Funds: Irish Practice Developments

    On the Domestic Front, we look at Deadlines, UCITS V, Investor Money Regulations / Umbrella Cash Accounts and Conflicts of Interest.

    Asset Management & Investment Funds
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    Government announces its response to MAC’s recommendations

    A&L Goodbody reported on the recommendations arising out of the Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC) Review into Tier 2 Migration in our Immigration E-zine in January 2016.

    Employment, Pensions & Incentives
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    Supreme Court considers the phrase ‘Close of Business’ in the context of a Receiver Appointment

    In McCann -v- Halpin & anor [2016] IESC 11, the receiver applied to the High Court for directions pursuant to Section 316(1) of the Companies Act 1963, in relation to the exercise of his powers...

    Disputes
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    WiFi providers not liable for copyright infringement by users

    On 16 March 2016, the Advocate General (AG) delivered an Opinion, in McFadden v Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH Case-484/14, that a business offering free WiFi access to the public cannot be...

    Commercial & Technology
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    Legal Privilege in Without Prejudice Correspondence with Regulator

    In Purcell v Central Bank of Ireland, The AG and Ireland [2016] IECA 50 the Court of Appeal considered the extent to which 'without prejudice' privilege, which attaches to documents and communications...

    Disputes
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    High Court Approves Ratification of Appointment of Receiver by ACC Board

    In Farrell & Kelly v Petrosyan & Ors (linked to McLoughlin & anor v ACC Loan Management Ltd), High Court, O'Connor J, 2 March 2016 the High Court considered an application for possession on behalf...

    Restructuring & Insolvency
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    Court of Appeal upholds €1m health and safety fine against road haulage company

    In DPP v Roadteam Logistic Solutions (formerly known as Nolan Transport (Oaklands) Ltd [2016] IECA 38 the Court of Appeal upheld a €1 million fine imposed on a road haulage company after an...

    Disputes